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omnipotent

adjective [not gradable]  /ɑmˈnɪp·ə·t̬ənt/ us  
having the power to do anything: The people overthrew the once omnipotent dictator.
omnipotence
noun [U]  /ɑmˈnɪp·ə·t̬əns/ us  
America had illusions of omnipotence in the 1950s.
Translations of “omnipotent”
in Spanish omnipotente…
in French tout-puissant…
in German allmächtig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全能的,萬能的,無所不能的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全能的,万能的,无所不能的…
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